The Case For Telemedicine
My Journey Into Telemedicine
I decided to transition to a virtual practice months ago; way before the threat of Covid was even known. And with no idea that telemedicine would be so needed. For anyone unfamiliar, telemedicine or telehealth visits are video conference calls between a physician and a patient.
Which Platforms Are Used For Telemedicine
And this should be done on a HIPPA compliant device although these rules have been waived by our government temporarily. There are many platforms that your doctor can use to provide a safe, secure connection. Once you are on a video chat, your doctor can address any issues you have just as they would in a face to face visit.
The Pros Of Telemedicine
The advantages are no drive time, no wait time, and it’s the comfort of your own home!